The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 180 134 180
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 71 139 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 1.41% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.49% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 43
Median daily rate £450 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £328 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -32.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+17.95% +13.03%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7808 9352 8736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.72% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4740 5623 4842
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 436 465
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 16 £450 +24.65% 3
Berkshire -6 13 £320 -14.66% 1
Oxfordshire -9 10 £450 +24.13%
Buckinghamshire -10 10 £487 +18.35%
West Sussex +5 7 £423 +2.42%
Surrey -3 6 £383 -12.57% 3
Middlesex -3 3 £450 +13.92%
Kent - 1 £400 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 108 (65.45%) ITIL
2 80 (48.48%) Service Delivery
3 64 (38.79%) Service Management
4 35 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
5 31 (18.79%) Finance
6 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 28 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (16.36%) Service Design
9 25 (15.15%) SLA
10 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
11 23 (13.94%) Change Management
12 22 (13.33%) Telecoms
13 20 (12.12%) Project Management
14 18 (10.91%) ITIL V3
15 17 (10.30%) PRINCE2
16 13 (7.88%) Transition Management
16 13 (7.88%) Degree
17 12 (7.27%) Incident Management
17 12 (7.27%) Problem Management
18 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
18 11 (6.67%) ITSM
19 10 (6.06%) CRM
19 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
20 9 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
20 9 (5.45%) Internet
20 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
21 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
21 8 (4.85%) SAP
21 8 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) IaaS
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
1 2 (1.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) Internet
2 7 (4.24%) Broadband
3 2 (1.21%) 3G
3 2 (1.21%) 4G
3 2 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (18.79%) Finance
2 22 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) Back Office
4 4 (2.42%) Electronics
4 4 (2.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
6 2 (1.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) French Language
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) Middleware
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) Digital TV
3 6 (3.64%) FMCG
4 4 (2.42%) CMDB
4 4 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.82%) NHS
5 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.21%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.45%) ITIL
2 80 (48.48%) Service Delivery
3 64 (38.79%) Service Management
4 28 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.36%) Service Design
6 23 (13.94%) Change Management
7 20 (12.12%) Project Management
8 18 (10.91%) ITIL V3
9 17 (10.30%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.88%) Transition Management
11 12 (7.27%) Incident Management
11 12 (7.27%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.67%) ITSM
13 10 (6.06%) CRM
14 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
15 8 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.85%) Supplier Management
16 7 (4.24%) Lean Six Sigma
16 7 (4.24%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.42%) SQL
1 4 (2.42%) VB
2 1 (0.61%) C#
2 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.88%) Degree
5 10 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 9 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) MBA
8 1 (0.61%) MCP
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.15%) SLA
2 7 (4.24%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (4.85%) SAP
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.03%) Remedy
4 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.21%) Citrix
6 1 (0.61%) BMC
6 1 (0.61%) CA
6 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle
6 1 (0.61%) Rally
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
Hampshire
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